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Aside from a sump pump, there isn't anything in a house that's meant to withstand being submerged in water.
Theft, Waterscape Court: On July 11, Ryan Homes reported a sump pump stolen from a home under construction.
The Fox Lake seeped in, despite a new sump pit Evanson had jackhammered through the concrete floor slab.
A more worrying issue was our car’s on-again, off-again oil consumption, as well as a dealer who, on at least one occasion, left the sump two quarts low after an oil and filter change.
Overworked sump pumps are trying to keep the waters at bay.
Gas seeped from the cut pipeline and entered the home through a sump pump and French drains.
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Definition of sump for English Language Learners
: a low part or area where liquid collects when it drains from something
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